Retired IT specialist shares inside story of botched National Parks Moose project

You might think that a niche conference on cabling design and installation held in Orlando in February would be a sleepy little affair, but I found just the opposite to be true.

You might think that a niche conference on cabling design and installation held in Orlando in February would be a sleepy little affair, but I found just the opposite to be true.

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Buying guide: 5 Best Windows tablets: top Windows slates reviewed

Best Windows tablets

Microsoft’s been pushing tablet computers for the best part of a decade, so you can imagine how happy the success of the iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note series, the short line of Google Nexus slates and other great tablets makes the software maker feel.

Best Windows tablets

Microsoft’s been pushing tablet computers for the best part of a decade, so you can imagine how happy the success of the iPad Air, Samsung Galaxy Note series, the short line of Google Nexus slates and other great tablets makes the software maker feel.

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Updated: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs iPhone 6

Introduction and key features

When the Samsung Galaxy S6 launched, its closest Apple rival was the iPhone 6. That was a while ago and the Cupertino firm has since updated its range with the iPhone 6S.

Introduction and key features

When the Samsung Galaxy S6 launched, its closest Apple rival was the iPhone 6. That was a while ago and the Cupertino firm has since updated its range with the iPhone 6S.

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Buying guide: The 10 best DSLRs you can buy right now

Top 10 DSLRs in 2016

For decades, the DSLR (digital SLR) has been the top choice for anyone who wants to take their photography to the next level. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, a DSLR offers three key ingredients: manual controls, excellent picture quality and interchangeable lenses.

Top 10 DSLRs in 2016

For decades, the DSLR (digital SLR) has been the top choice for anyone who wants to take their photography to the next level. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, a DSLR offers three key ingredients: manual controls, excellent picture quality and interchangeable lenses.

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LTE-U’s cold war may be thawing, as field testing commences ahead of summit

The FCC last week granted Verizon and Qualcomm permission to conduct limited tests of LTE-U technology in Raleigh, North Carolina and Oklahoma City, ahead of a planned summit meeting next week.

The FCC last week granted Verizon and Qualcomm permission to conduct limited tests of LTE-U technology in Raleigh, North Carolina and Oklahoma City, ahead of a planned summit meeting next week.

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IDG Contributor Network: Wi-Fi should be used to catch criminals, police advisor says

Criminals leave forensic evidence behind at crime scenes that’s not being collected by police investigators, says a law enforcement expert.

MAC addresses and router log-in attempts are recorded by routers.

Criminals leave forensic evidence behind at crime scenes that’s not being collected by police investigators, says a law enforcement expert.

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Cisco will get stronger in IoT by buying Jasper for $1.4 billion

Cisco Systems plans to acquire Internet of Things platform company Jasper Technologies for more than US$1.4 billion, giving the networking giant an even larger role in enterprises’ growing use of IoT.

Cisco Systems plans to acquire Internet of Things platform company Jasper Technologies for more than US$1.4 billion, giving the networking giant an even larger role in enterprises’ growing use of IoT.

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As 5G approaches, 3G and 4G are still getting faster

Most of the excitement at Mobile World Congress this month will be about 5G, which won’t officially exist until 2020. But vendors will also be showing off new ways to speed up the networks people are using now.

Most of the excitement at Mobile World Congress this month will be about 5G, which won’t officially exist until 2020. But vendors will also be showing off new ways to speed up the networks people are using now.

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Forget about LTE hurting Wi-Fi and think about using it in your business

Controversial technology that lets LTE networks use unlicensed spectrum could become a trusted part of the enterprise IT toolkit in a few years.

So-called unlicensed LTE has come under fire ever since the news about it first broke more than a year ago.

Controversial technology that lets LTE networks use unlicensed spectrum could become a trusted part of the enterprise IT toolkit in a few years.

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Inside Verizon’s Super Bowl Control Center

With banks of big screens high along three walls and a huge TV on the fourth, it could be a great spot to watch The Super Bowl. But when the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers on Feb.

With banks of big screens high along three walls and a huge TV on the fourth, it could be a great spot to watch The Super Bowl. But when the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers on Feb. 7, the people in this room won’t be concerned with touchdowns, running yards and time outs. They’ll be analyzing gigabits, latency and capacity to make sure Verizon’s cellular network holds up for fans.

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